Aquaponics for food, sustainability, self-sufficiency, and….art?

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Aquaponics for food, sustainability, self-sufficiency, and….art?

I’ll be honest, I’m not a huge fan of modern art.  

While I greatly respect the amount of work that goes into some projects and also respect the talent that great artists have (and know that I could not recreate most of their works), I must not have the gene that allows me to look at random blobs or objects being placed together in an ‘aesthetically pleasing’ manner and be impressed.

I am, on the other hard, passionate about aquaponics and living a healthy lifestyle, and when somebody can put an artsy spin on something I am already passionate about, I can get into that. 

Thus, I give you AQUAPONICS ART that was introduced to me by a colleague.  I’ve heard of so many different uses for aquaponics, but I’ve never seen anyone use it as an art form. It seems strange because…

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Ancient food webs show modern structure after mass extinction

very cool

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Visualizations of the Messel lake and forest food webs: (left) lake food web, (right) forest food web. Spheres represent species and lines represent feeding links. Links that loop indicate cannibalism. The vertical axis corresponds to trophic level, with plants at the bottom level. Colors of…
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Web Tool Successfully Measures Farms’ Water Footprint

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A new University of Florida web-based tool worked well during its trial run to measure water consumption at farms in four Southern states, according to a study published this month.
The system measures the so-called “water footprint” of a farm. In the broader sense, water footprints account for…
Read more New Tool Developed For Measurement Of Water Footprint

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